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Shapers of the Great American Debates: The Civil War

by Monroe, Dan and Tap, Bruce
Publisher: Greenwood Press
Retail Price: N/A
Issue: Winter 2006
ISBN: 0313317453

This biographical dictionary includes brief biographies of 19 personalities that were crucial in shaping the debate around the Civil War. Prominent figures included in this book are Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglas, and Jefferson Davis along with these are lesser studied figures such as James Buchanan, Salmon Chase, William Lowndes Yancey, and George Fitzhugh.

review of Shapers of the Great American Debates: The Civil War, by Monroe, Dan, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2006).